Former England international Ugo Ehiogu has died at the age of 44
Ugo Ehiogu has tragically died after suffering a heart attack at Tottenham Hotspurs training ground, where he was coaching the Spurs under 23 team.
Spurs officials confirmed the news in a statement on Friday morning.
Ugo played for West Brom, Aston Villa, Middlesbrough, Leeds United, Rangers, Sheffield United.
Ugo also was an England international, winning 4 caps.
Tributes poured out from fellow footballers and and clubs:
Can’t believe the news that Ugo Ehiogu has passed away. Calm & warming vibe when in his company. My heart goes out to his family! #RIPUgo
— Rio Ferdinand (@rioferdy5) April 21, 2017
We are deeply saddened to hear of the death of our former defender Ugo Ehiogu.
Our thoughts are with his family at this terribly sad time. pic.twitter.com/nTk1WBhr1H
— Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) April 21, 2017
RIP Ugo Ehiogu.